Job Posting: Every Skill. Every Effort. Everything We Have. When the work you do every day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's just one of the many reasons we've achieved our fourth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of world-class healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, C.O.A.C.H. For Kids Program has an opening for a Registered Nurse. The C.O.A.C.H. program provides services throughout Los Angeles County, to thousands of families living below the poverty line that are not only experiencing extreme financial hardship, are often without access to essential medical care and basic social services. The Registered Nurse, as a professional practitioner, assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of patient care in community settings aboard the COACH Mobile Medical Unit. The Nurse will provide immunizations administration, urine specimen, fingerstick/venipuncture, TB placement/readings, patient/parent education, referrals to community agencies and patient follow-up; performs initial nursing assessment, triage and obtains medical history from patient/parent caregiver. The Registered Nurse consistently demonstrates professional skills and abilities, utilizes her/his knowledge base and proficient skills to direct and supervise the clinical performance of others in the role of collegial consultant and resource person. The Registered Nurse provides nursing care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, the Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, The Plan for Provision of Care to Patients, CSMC Code of Conduct, the Performance Improvement Plan, the Patient Education Plan and Professional Organization Standards. She/he maintains competency skills including the ability to provide care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. He/she can identify the ability of patients to follow directions/instructions and give consent. He/she can identify concerns and institute measures to provide a safe environment; and provide appropriate assessment, assumes responsibility for patient advocacy and patient's rights, coordinate care for the patient and delivery team intervention and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental milestones. All External Hires must successfully pass a background check, a prohibited substance screening, and a pre-employment physical. Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements: 1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing. 2. Full command (verbal and written) of the English language. 3. Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred. 4. Demonstrates a commitment to customer service and the ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues. License/Certification/Registration Requirements: 1. A valid California Driver's license. 2. A valid Registered Nurse License. 3. CPR Certified. Experience:
Minimum of two years' experience working with low-income/underserved families in a community setting.
Minimum one year experience working with pediatric patients.
Demonstrates clinical expertise and technical skills for general and specialty population. Physical Demands: The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions. Drive own care to/from community sites and provide health services on Saturdays and Sundays as needed. Ability to work in all weather conditions.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.